Laboratory Technologist at The American University of Nigeria


The American University of Nigeria is a private university in Yola, Nigeria. It offers an American-style liberal arts higher education at undergraduate, graduate, and professional levels

Job Title: Electrical, Computer, and Telecommunication Engineering Laboratory Technologist

Location: Yola, Adamawa
Department: Engineering


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Summary of Position

  • The Laboratory Technologist works to ensure the efficient running of the Electrical, Computer, and Telecommunication Engineering Laboratories to meet the teaching and learning goals of the School of Engineering.
  • S/he will work under the supervision of the faculty and will collaborate with them to ensure that Laboratory courses are effectively taught.
  • S/he will physically manage the lab and ensure the security of the equipment and supplies.

Detailed Listing of Responsibilities

  • Maintain clean and fully-functional Labs independently with minimal supervision
  • Responsible for preparing the Lab manuals and shall guide the students to carry out their lab tasks safely and successfully. S/he shall ensure that all the safety rules are adhered to by the students
  • Responsible for the proper inventory of all the facilities in the Lab and ensuring that materials and laboratory equipment are available for faculty and student use.
  • Assist students in setting up experiments, involving electronics components, breadboards, power supplies, oscilloscopes, digital analyzer, and signal generator.
  • Guide the students on the use of soldering iron, PCB etching equipment
  • Calibrate lab equipment, install necessary software (such as AutoCAD, Matlab, Electronics Workbench).

Position Requirements

  • B.Sc / B.Eng or HND in Electrical, Electronics, Computer, or Telecommunication Engineering with sound hands-on practical experience.
  • Good working knowledge of laboratory equipment including, but not limited to, signal generators, oscilloscopes, digital analyzers and network analyzers
  • Good working knowledge of Matlab, Autocad, C/C++, OR and Python Programming
  • Basic computer repairs and maintenance skills
  • Practical experience in handling and programming microcontrollers
  • Proficiency in the use of electronic circuit simulators like Electronics Workbench,
  • Good working knowledge of Linux and Windows operating systems
  • Ability to troubleshoot and repair electronics circuits
  • Good working knowledge of networking using Cisco equipment or Mikrotik
  • Excellent people skills and communication skills.
  • Maintain confidentiality of privileged information.

Other Desirable Conditions:

  • Experience working in a university setting with faculty, students, and staff.

Description of Benefits
Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience and job classification as approved by the University.

Deadline: Nov 29, 2021

How to Apply: Interested and qualified candidates shouldsubmit their Resumes, Cover Letters, and References on a single file in a Word Document or PDF format to: [email protected] using the position being applied for as the subject of the mail.


  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • AUN is an equal opportunity employer and strives to provide a culturally diverse workforce; we do not discriminate in employment based on race, creed, color, nationality, origin, age, sex, religion, and marital status. For information on AUN, visit our Web site at:


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